11th February 2018
ECF is accepting donations, including unneeded Winter fuel payments, to help people in Essex stay warm and well during the colder months.
All donations will support the work of local charities and voluntary organisations that are helping elderly and vulnerable people in their communities.
Organisations which have previously received grants include:
ECF has just awarded £1,000 to Streets2Homes to support their work of giving people without a home a warm and safe place during these severe weather conditions. If you are community organisation providing emergency relief during this time, and you are in need of funding, please contact us now on 01245 356018 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheque – Some supporters choose to send a cheque and donate an amount equivalent to their own Winter fuel allowance if they do not need it themselves, or give an alternative sum of their choice. Please make it payable to 'Essex Community Foundation' and post it to 121 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0QT.
Online – You can donate online via our Just Giving page. To access this, click here.
BACS Transfer – Please call a member of the ECF team on 01245 355947 who will be happy to pass on the necessary details.
Please don't forget to Gift Aid your donation if you can, the Gift Aid form can be accessed here.